to hold somebody more and few days, which is apparently the length of time that she was held in this facility for an evaluation. now, i'm not saying that was wrong, but i can tell you that that is the cliche kind of treatment that is now offered up to people, a kind of revolving door in which no real effort is made to get to the bottom of things and solve them longer term. jenna: let's talk about some tools for the rest of us. if someone is going into a situation like mindy mccready, she was being held for 48 hours, family and friends should they be asking, should they be held longer, what questions should we ask and how would we know, dr. ablow, if someone that we're seeing that is obviously in pain, are there any signs that would suggest, this is the real deal, this is a situation that could lead to suicide if someone doesn't take action? are there some telltale signs. >> let's go over it quickly, the signs of major depression. difficulty sleeping or too much sleep. change in appetite.